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Katherine is a perinatal bereavement psychotherapist and group facilitator skilled in bereavement. Katherine has a broad range of experience and knowledge in the areas of birth, postpartum, child development, infant death, and grief. Katherine earned her BS in Public Health and Child Development and her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and received her training as a Certified Postpartum Doula (DONA), certified Birth Doula (DONA), Resolve Through Sharing Perinatal Bereavement Trainer, Perinatal Loss Doula (LDI), and Palliative Care from Harvard Medical School. Each year, Katherine attends multiple national conferences, including Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance (PLIDA), Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition of North Carolina, and locally takes part with the Perinatal Emotional Health Network since 2010. Katherine’s family changed in 2005 by the Sudden Unexpected Infant Death of her daughter Helen. Since 2008 she has combined her personal and professional experiences to improve the lives of infants, children, and families across WNC. Katherine lives in Asheville, NC with her husband Dave and four children, Elliott 18, Eliza 15, (Helen 14) and Alice 13.